The Mother Ukers are a Ukulele band performing covers and original material for your pleasure. Using ukuleles of all shapes and sizes the Mother Ukers take you on a musical journey through time and space. Mixing up sounds captured in the minds of mortals from over a hundred years to create their unique ‘Ukular Fusion’. With songs & flavours of Modern pop, Punk, Classic rock, the Swinging 60s, Fabulous 50s blended together and marinaded with the sound and rhythms of the roaring 20s and seasoned with a touch of the blues in a swamp grass melody. The Mother Ukers unleash the power of their humble little four string ukes and guarantee to tickle your ears, kiss your soul & get them feet a tapping!
Southwest music award finalists Devonbirds vibrant performance is a mix of original soul touching folk songs firmly rooted in Westcountry folklore and dialect, interspersed with lively traditional foot stomping jigs and reels to get you kicking up a dance. They love telling tales with plenty of stories about highwaymen, witches and magic , conjuring their rich tapestry of sound with an accomplished mix of vocals, fiddle, whistle, bouzouki and guitar playing. With their highly anticipated third album due for release in 2018 the trio have been gigging across the country to rave reviews delighting crowds at festivals and events. Devonbird are Kath Bird Vocals, whistle, Sophia Colkin Fiddle, Andy Clarke Guitar Bouzouki and stringed instruments
Talebearer are an acoustic and electric folk-rock band hailing from Portsmouth. All of Talebearer's tunes are original using their own lyrics or those from traditional songs with a particular fondness for the murder ballad though they also ring the changes with plenty of tunes to get the body moving. Originally created to perform a 20 minute suite of songs based on tales of the sea Talebearer’s music now combines folk with country and a hint of blues and psychedelia.
Heralding from St Alban's, Alexis Kings formed in 2015 to create one of the most prominent british rock band coming out of the United Kingdom. Their unique sound, contagious energy and creative inspirations has been their unwavering foundation to their multi layered influence within music and pop culture. Alexis Kings delivery is that of classic dark rock and roll with a sincere rhythm and blues undertone. Their work is a wake up call surrounding London's ever evolving music scene.
Creating an enchanting and diverse blend of uplifting and heartfelt fresh acoustic folk and pop and drawing on many diverse influences, Kez weaves unique cover versions into a musical tapestry, including traditional folk, pop with a twist and his own original spellbinding songs. Kez has recently released his new single In The Moment, which is now available for digital download across all platforms and airing on many radio stations nationwide.
India Blue shares enchanting faerie - folk music about nature, magic and spirituality. Equipped with her harp, keys and other stringed instruments, India will take you to Faerie Land!
Pixiephonic will be with us with there legendary fairy and pixie songs in our Acoustic Lounge, They will get you up on your feet for a fun and interactive performance!
Nick Tann is an award winning performer and singer songwriter based in Eastleigh Hampshire. In 2017 he teamed up with renowned double bass supremo Bastien Terraz. Together, they recorded “Authentic”, a collection of 6 original songs, some previously unheard. After around 10 months of touring around the country. Playing festivals and venues as well as a couple of bad ideas, they recruited drummer and percussionist Guy Siviour. Guy’s additional skills further bought Nick’s songs to the fore and enabled them to perform at larger events including the Wickham Festival, their biggest to date. Add to that a flurry of performances for Sofar Sounds in Southampton, Winchester, Brighton, Bournmouth and Nottingham and a handful of smaller festivals, there is now a forward momentum that is moving at a rate of knots.